Autobiography of Ernest Gilbert Wilson

In 2014 Ernest Gilbert Wilson, aka Uncle Peter wrote his autobiography.  It is a great true story about a man who lived an amazing life.  Ernie passed away peacefully at Greenslopes Hospital on Sunday, 27 March 2016.  The rest of the words are his. Autobiography of Ernest Gilbert Wilson 2014 with pictures (PDF) Autobiography Ernest Gilbert Wilson. B.Sc Hons (1958, Qld), M.Sc. (1965, AMJ) Some members of the family have told me that I have had an interesting life and should write the stories that I have told them. I don’t want to write a boring chronological series of events, but will select those that might be interesting. I had four dominant interests throughout my life; and they get interwoven at various times: My family, before and after marriage, Music, Flying and Geology. I was born at MacDonald Nursing Home at Highgate Hill, Brisbane on 12th August 1923. Dad was headmaster at Milora State School, a school of two teachers, the second being Miss Sanderson; my sisters Beryl and Melva were 11 and 10 years old respectively, and like all Mums, my mother thought I was the most wonderful baby on earth; of course she was always right. If you try to find Milora in the Brisbane valley near Boonah you will be wasting your time as it no longer exists, although I believe there is a property of...

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